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Plouescat tourism and travel guide

Photo of Plouescat in Finistere

Photo is of Saint-Pol-de-Léon cathedral at 14 km from Plouescat

Visit Plouescat: highlights and tourist information

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Plouescat is situated in the Finistere department and Brittany region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Pol-de-Léon cathedral at 14 km and Saint-Pol-de-Leon at 14 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Plouescat, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Plouescat in Brittany.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!

Saint-Pol-de-Léon cathedral

Saint-Pol-de-Léon cathedral

Cathedral at 14 km (direction east)

The cathedral in Saint-Pol-de-Leon is one of the most...

See Saint-Pol-de-Léon cathedral guide


at 14 km (direction east)

The highlight of your visit to Saint-Pol-de-Léon migh be the 15th century...

See Saint-Pol-de-Leon guide


Island at 15 km (direction east-north-east)

The Ile-de-Batz is one of the most popular Brittany islands,...

See Ile-de-Batz guide


at 16 km (direction east-north-east)

Think Roscoff is just a ferry terminal? Take time o explore the...

See Roscoff guide


at 24 km (direction south-south-west)

Among the highlights in the center of Landerneau, the medieval...

See Landerneau guide


at 26 km (direction east)

At Plouezoc'h you wil enjoy a stroll around the town, and...

See Plouezoch guide


at 27 km (direction east-south-east)

The pleasure port is the center of activity in...

See Morlaix guide


at 39 km (direction east)

Locquirec is a quiet tradional Brittany town, visited above all...

See Locquirec guide
Armorique Regional Park

Armorique Regional Park

Natural Parc at 39 km (direction south-south-west)

The Armorique regional park is a lovely way to enjoy the...

See Armorique Regional Park guide
Le Faou

Le Faou

Most Beautiful Village at 41 km (direction south)

The attractive harbour and traditional wooden houses explain why Le Faou is...

See Le Faou guide


at 45 km (direction south-east)

The walk through the ancient forest that is accessed from Huelgoat town...

See Huelgoat guide


at 46 km (direction east-south-east)

Guerlesquin, listed as a 'small city of character', is...

See Guerlesquin guide


at 46 km (direction east), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

Trebeurden is a small resort with a sandy beach on the...

See Trebeurden guide


at 50 km (direction east), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

Pleumeur-Bodou is a small town in north Brittany with several popular...

See Pleumeur-Bodou guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Finistere

Map of places to visit near Plouescat


Markets in and near Plouescat

Market days in Plouescat: weekly market: Saturday;

  • Plouescat: market Saturday (0km)
  • Brignogan-Plage: market Friday - seasonal market only (12km)
  • Saint-Pol-de-Leon: market Tuesday all day (13km)
  • Lesneven: market Monday all day (14km)
  • Roscoff: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Landivisiau: market Wednesday all day (18km)
  • Carantec: market Thursday (19km)
  • Landerneau: market Tuesday & Friday (24km)
  • Plouguerneau: market Thursday (25km)
  • Morlaix: market Saturday all day (26km)

More information about Plouescat, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Plouescat, France

What to do at Plouescat? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Plouescat.


  • Océanopolis (36km)

Enclos paroissial churches

  • Bodilis (15km)
  • Lampaul-Guimiliau (21km)
  • La Roche Maurice (21km)
  • Saint Thégonnec (22km)
  • Guimiliau (23km)
  • La Martyre (23km)
  • Locmelar (24km)
  • Sizun (29km)
  • Commana (31km)
  • Plouneour-Ménez (32km)
  • Plougastel-Daoulas (35km)
  • Plougonven (37km)
  • Brasparts (43km)
  • Lannedern (44km)

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Cairn de Barnenez (26km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Renan (42km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin Delasselle (15km)
  • Jardin exotique (16km)
  • Conservatoire botanique du Stangalac'h (38km)
  • Arboretum de Poërop (45km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Saint-Michel de Brasparts (38km)
  • Molène (Côtes-d'Armor) (43km)
  • Île Milliau (44km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Saint-Thegonnec (22km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Brest (38km)

Geography and distances

Plouescat is in the north-west of France at 74 kilometres from Quimper, the department capital (general information: Plouescat is 478 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Plouescat

Canton: Plouescat

Arrondissement: Morlaix

Department: Finistere

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 29430

Distance to Plouescat

from Quimper (prefecture): 74 km

from Paris: 478 km

from Calais: 502 km

from Nice: 1037 km

from Bordeaux: 505 km

from Strasbourg: 875 km

Getting here

Most visitors Most UK visitors arrive by car from one of the many cross-channel ports along the Brittany and Normandy coast. These are typically within 2 hours drive. For driving distances to Plouescat from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cleder, Plounevez-Lochrist and Treflaouenan.

This page in French: Visiter Plouescat

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